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Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
well for captured crickets. sells them in china for good-luck faces. [laughter] hello, and... [squawking] now, where's our pay? i've got your payoff right here, lad. [gunshots] crocket's voice: oh, i've hitched up with a lovely crew, i can tell you. there i was, setting sail for china on christmas eve, leaving poor bertha in the hands of that... [ahem] coo... what will my family do without their lucky cricket on the hearth? aye, you'll fetch a pretty price, you will-- a bolt of silk or a crate of tea. um...uh! what be the matter with you? go on! deader than a doornail he be. a dead cricket's no good to me! my plan worked perfect-like. i only overlooked one thing-- crickets can't swim. but luck was with me, for another thing i forgot was crickets float. now, i know you're not going to believe how i got back to land, but this is the way it happened. look, so help me. it was just before midnight when i got back. home at last. coo... a wedding dress. she's going to go through with it. [cuckoo clock] it's midnight, midnight on christmas eve-- the one hour in the year when magica
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
holiday party quite like an ice sculpture and watching lester dance but mainly the ice. in northern china, it was all ice as their annual ice festival. with temperatures at 18 below, sculptors are building an entire city of ice that lights up from night from the inside and out. everyone is welcome to visit. lester is welcome to come and dance. >>> this week, busy. nobody knows that better than a guy named santa. we can confirm the presents are all on board. the naughty and nice list in is in his front pocket and his gps is calculating routes. we are good to go on all fronts. that is the news. back to lester, erica and dylan. i am getting mean looks from lester. >> we should explain i busted a move in your office this morning. >> he did not know i was watching. i was like, that was great. he dances when no one is watching. >> very nice, very nice. >> after a little eggnog, i will show you all. >> that will be in about 45 minutes. >>> a lot of people trying to go out and finish their shopping. we are going to see really not a whole lot going on today. the west coast is a different story, wh
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
: no, a lot more they will share with their three adult sons and adopted daughter from china. >> what do you want for christmas? >> pony. >> reporter: cindy bought the winning ticket late wednesday. >> it is surreal. it is like you are in the dream. >> reporter: this is the $293 million pre-tax reality for the hills who at times have been in and out of work the last couple of years. mark, his mechanic, did call his boss. >> he didn't believe me. i said no. about five minutes later, he called and said really. >> reporter: the family will create college funds, donate to charities. they never plan to stray too far from home. this is quite literally the white picketed fence neighborhood where the hills are from and despite the means to go anywhere in the world, they are from the community and they say this is where they plan to stay. a community of less than 500 that us out-of-towners have been calling dearborn. >> dearborn. >> reporter: missouri is definitely getting the last laugh. for nbc news, jay gray in dearborn, missouri. >> i love that family connection. >> it's a beautiful thing.
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
little different and president obama called you in tomorrow and said get everybody out of china and do whatever you have to do, make these, make everything you make in the united states. what would that do to the price of this device? >> honestly, it's not so much about price, it's about the skills et cetera. over time, there are skills that are associated with manufacturing that have left the u.s. not necessarily people, but the education to stop producing them. >> that's sad. how do we get that back? >> well, it's a concerted effort to get them back. and with this project i've talked about where we will do a mac in the united states next year, i think this is -- this is a really good step for us. and the consumer electronics world was really never here. it's not a matter of bringing it back, it's a matter of starting it here. >> good morning, thanks for joining us here. >> while steve jobs liked to avoid the spotlight, he also thrived on it. as if he was selling products that were pieces of his own soul. he was inventor, pitch man, and new wave pied piper all in one. tim cook is just
NBC
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
orphans in china who need loving parents, especially kids with special needs. willie. >> what a beautiful little girl, and an early happy birthday to tere teresa. thank you so much. >>> still ahead on this christmas eve, from gifts to decorating, a last-minute holiday guide. up next, the season's best awkward family photos. maybe you'll find yourself in some of these right after this. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] with its rich, silky smooth taste there's magic in every piece of dove® dark chocolate. ♪ oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin hi. deluxe dream village. that's my favorite. [ male announcer ] some people really love their jobs. ok. have a super sparkly day! and some people just love to save money. see how you can save at citi.com/pricerewind. and some people just love to save money. introducing nook hd - the world's best 7" tablet made for reading and entertainment. your favorite m
NBC
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
to put that expertise into fray, egypt, seara iran, russia, china. it will be a big year for senator kerry. >> if confirmed. a lot of people think 2016. we hear about jeb bush. what about this year? >> the bush family brand was clearly damaged between 2001 and 2009. the outpouring of love for george h.w. bush in the last week shows us that that clan still has clout and a lot of impact in the u.s. whatever jeb bush does in 2016, now is the time for him to have -- he has already begun doing this, stab himself as an ideological cornerstone for his party. he can draw his party back to the reasonable center. >> do you suspect he will make the move? >> that will be hard for him especially with the wide open primary. >> let's move on to business in 2013. marisa mayer coming to yahoo! from google. >> the fact she's a woman, so very young, announced her pregnancy on the day she was announced as the new head of yahoo!. none of that matters to yahoo!. is she going to acquire apps, acquire a tech company? the fact that they released a new flicker that can compete with instagrahm and did it the d
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
having its products made overseas, most notably in china. you can see the whole interview on rock center with brian williams tonight at 10:00 right here on nbc 4. >> last minute shoppers rejoice. macy's famous one-day sale can last 48 hours. the retailer says it plans to keep all the stores open nationwide beginning at 7:00 a.m. on friday, december 21st, through 7:00 a.m. on sunday, december 23rd. in previous years, macy's extended hours through christmas at some of its stores. this is the first time the retailer will extend hours at all 800 locations. if you're going to wait until the last minute, you know you can go there. you can spend the entire weekend there. >> it's going to be a tough decision, shop or sleep. >> on this schedule, sleep is premium. >> stay with us. news 4 today continues right now at 5:00 a.m. >>> breaking news right now, a tsunami wave hits japan following a powerful earthquake this morning. >>> plus a metro bus driver under investigation after a passenger reports him reading behind the wheel. good morning, everyone. i'm richard jordan, in for aaron gilchri
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
notably, china. cook says it's time to make a change. >> this project i've talked about where we do a mac in the united states next year, this is a really good other step for us. the consumer electronics world was really never here. it's not a matter of bringing it back. it's a matter of starting it hire. >> you can see more of the interview on rock center with brian williams tonight at 10:00 right here on nbc 4 followed by news 4 at 11:00. >>> 6:16. president obama is speaking out against ongoing unrest in egypt. the white house reports the president has called egyptian president mohamed morsi to express concern about recent protests that have resulted in numerous deaths and injuries, calling the violence unacceptable. president obama did welcome morsi's calls for talks with opposition leaders. this comes after a violent week in cairo. on wednesday night, six were killed and nearly 700 injured in protests outside morsi's palace. >>> north korea may set off a long range rocket as early as this monday. that's according to media reports in south korea. the rocket is reportedly being f
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
years, apple has become known for having his product made overseas. most notably in china. >> we've been working for years on doing more and more in the united states. next year we will do one of our existing mac lines in the united states. >> you can see the interview on "rock center with brian williams" at 10:00 right here on nbc 4. >>> speaking of apple, good news for t-mobile customers. t-mobile has announced it will start carrying apple products, including the ever popular iphone in 2013. they are the fourth and basically the last major carrier in the u.s. to start carrying apple. customers will be able to buy the apple ipad 2. >> are you going to get that? >> i already got my ipad. >> look at you. >> i guess i could get it with t-mobile, which i like to have options. so that's good. >>> let's make a deal. the item d.c. lawmakers might be willing to give up if the redskins return to the district. [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbu
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am EST
past a bomb sniffing dog and an agent specially trained to detect suspicious behavior. >>> in china, the longest high-speed rail is off and running thanks to speeds 146 miles an hour. the train will take about eight hours instead of 20. >>> all right, coming up. find out how some folks show the spirit of the season by spending their christmas day lending a hand to those who need it most this year. you're watching "early today." >>> and welcome back to "early today." christmas should be a day of joy and celebration, but in many parts of the country, recent tragic events gave this year's holiday a different feeling. here's nbc's john yang. [ bells toll ] >> reporter: in newtown, connecticut, it was a day of lingering heartache. empty stockings now filled with gift. first responders gave their time so the town's police could spend the day with their family. >> just the right thing to do. that's why we're here. something needs to be done and we're glad to be here. >> it's a pleasure helping out. >> police officers giving police officers time off, you couldn't ask for a better christmas
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
and this brings back sweet memories of when china was very isolated during the cold war. in the end, there's a whole new generation of people who have been much more sophisticated understanding, but that i would say it's a very strong autonomic response to the united states beefing up its forces in australia and then they wake up one morning and burma has flipped on them. it was eternal in terms of their faithful allies. these things caused a lot of consternation. so the old fear of diagnostically speaking in china is to fear with sand and travel without. these things happening around them excite them. >> how much does it add to that anxiety is that all? >> is the most problematic relationship now in japan and this is not good. i have to say i think japan probably hasn't played this as well as it might have, but i think on the other hand it would be fair to say also that it serves china's purposes to have something happening outside his orders which can rally people at home. there's a lot of complex things going on in each of these reactions to foreign movements outside. >> which ma
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
-span2 and sunday at 5 p.m. on american history tv on c-span3. >> china's emerging global power and maritime strategy were the focus of a panel discussion at the halifax international security forum. panelists discuss the territorial disputes involving japan in the east china sea, cybersecurity and international diplomacy. this is an hour, ten minutes. >> welcome back, everybody. this session for miscalculation, china and the rise of confusion or confucianism. i'd like to hand over to steve clemens who's moderating this session. .. >> thank you all for joining us. when i was thinking about the title today and thinking about our panel, it occurred to me, and i went online to find a chinese event that is being held right now looking at u.s. grand strategy, canada, japan and india. there are no canadian, japanese americans or canadians on china's panel. don't have any chinese with us today but we should have a lot of fun discussing that our national strategies but involving in the asian pacific region and with china but i want to acknowledge that that voice wasn't with us today. that m
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
will for some time. we also have an economic competitor and a partner in china. they have a voracious appetite for natural resources and we're looking at new ways to get these in our own backyard, and maybe i will ask you this question, admiral. admiral, maybe i will ask you this question. how important is the china factor in america energy program's going forward? >> i will talk to doubt, but i would like to mention a few puffs things about this report that may not have come out in your opening remarks. we definitely advocating opening of drilling in the united states where we cannot, but there is a -- wherever we can, but there is a very strong part of this report that says it has to be done safely and we know how to do it safely. that is one contribution of those of us who have served in the armed forces, we do a lot of dangerous stuff in the armed forces, fuel, nuclear power, explosives. the way we do that safely is a high standards, rigid enforcement, and very professional inspectors to do it. we strongly recommend applying this model to regulatory body so that we can do this saf
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 10:00am EST
system. >> we did a report last year a few months ago buntline and india's investment. -- china and india's investment. the rep level in which they are investing. from pre-k through college. there will have more in china and any of them the entire u.s. work force. we're focused on a global economy. those from harvard are competing globally with students from china, germany, brazil. tavis that transform the way we think about education? do you think your role as straining american leaders? are you looking at attracting global leaders? >> there are so many questions. let me address a few of them. there are numerous kind of statistics that we have a preeminence of college graduates in our populations and levels of participation. we are losing this. we have once last three of the world's college graduates. that is an interesting illustration of a shift in the dynamism. i see this when i travel. a huge commitment to public resources. huge energy to enthusiasm of higher education. india wants 15 -- 1500 new universities by 2020. meeting about hong kong this week. i learned that hong kong
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
such as china or russia or mali or any other country that may choose to adopt this treaty. if the senate desires to protect rights of disabled americans who travel abroad, the senate would do better to encourage other nations to model their own reforms, their own internal legal structures after the americans with disabilities act, which 20 years after its passage still send a message that disabled americans will always have fair access to housing, employment and education in this nation. i've mentioned a few things to treaty does not do. i like to few things to treaty does do that cause me some concern. article xxxiv establishes a committee with the rights of persons with disabilities. this committee will establish its own rules of procedure and parties to the treaty are required to submit reports every four years. in general, u.n. human rights treaty committees have made demands the state parties that fall well outside of the legal, social, economic and cultural traditions and norms of state parties. sometimes recommendations also fall far afield from the stated topics of concern
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
of two u.n. security resolutions. he also talked about china's decision to the aircraft carrier in the obama administration shifted À la terry resources for the pacific region. this is a half-hour. >> well, good morning and allow hot. i am glad to be here to talk to you about the pacific command, where we are today to where we see ourselves heading in the future. since the last time i was here, we continue to move forward on the rebalanced initiative after as directed by president obama. the rebalanced rows on the strengths of the entire u.s. government, including policy, diplomacy, trade and of course security and that the area i work in. for me, the rebalanced has been and continues to be the strength of the relationships, adjusting our military posture and presents and employ new capacities to ensure we continue to effectively and efficiently contribute to the stability of the asia-pacific as we protect u.s. national interests. of course the keys to success of the innovative access agreement, greatly increased exercises, rotational presence increases come efficient force postur
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
of my highest priorities. china is offering 13 types of railways and has 20 under construction. by 2020 this network will cover nearly 10,000 miles. when i looked at the title of this hearing about what mistakes have been made it seems to me one of the number one mistakes is our lack of continued commitment to high speed rail in providing adequate dollars to be able to have a true system in the united states. not only are we not investing in alternative to highway system that we are spending it on band-aids for infrastructure rather than investing in the top tier system. our president has taken bold steps and the secretary has carried that flag with us but we must provide the support to provide the additional dollars that are certainly going to be needed as mr. denham reference to get the project going. when you consider the amount of money spent on gasoline, aging infrastructure and all of the changes, certainly high speed rail must be at the forefront and when you consider federal reserve bank of san francisco reference the infrastructure investments it is a good thing for the bu
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
that causes, particularly in an era where rising demand for petroleum in china and india and elsewhere is creating potential conflict for these resources, then you have to recognize that transportation has to be diversified away from petroleum where the prices are set on the world market. canada and norway have been net petroleum exporters, but they pay in those countries the same market price for a gallon of gasoline as we do. so you must diversify, and that includes electrification of short-haul transportation, light-duty trucks and vehicles, and the adoption of natural gas either in its lick if i quide or compressed forms for heavy-duty vehicles and over the road vehicles. but taken as a whole if the recommendations of the eslc are adopted, the united states has the potential to reduce our dependence on imported petroleum and thereby reduce our national security risk to improve our balance of payments and about half of our balance of payments deficit remains petroleum, and to increase our g.d.p. by the maximization of these activities in the united states rather than expor
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 10:30pm EST
. americans have as in this for a while. i think there is always china, europe, and the congress that can miss this up. i think it is hard to stop this recovery. we have done everything we can to do it. we can do it again if we try hard. i think we will not succeed this time. >> we have not talked about the creation yet, which polling showed is a major concern for americans. for the long-term unemployed who have been left behind a little bit and then to the economic recovery, do you feel like the president and congress is doing enough to address the problem? what politically and realistically could be done in the next four years? >> i think the president is committed to this. i think he would like to see an extension of unemployment insurance. he would like to see it if possible an extension of the payroll tax cut. we just released a $4 trillion deficit revenue plan that calls for four and a billion dollars in short-term stimulus. we think there is a need for a infrastructure and roads and bridges. we think it has to happen sometime in the next 20 years. we have a situation with
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
manufacturing into china. they have been criticized for not creating more u.s. jobs. no word on where the apple manufacturing would take place. hurricane senate will play a big role in the numbers. nearly half of baby boomers with pensions say they anticipate retiring with debt other hand, primarily in mortgage. and expect to retire with student loans thadebt. some are better at managing their money than the average american. respondents reported higher annual incomes and cared less debt. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> thank you. have a great weekend. >> 6:20. rgiii verses the ravens' d. keith mills will have a preview. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's bring you up to date. 95 from the white marsh area around 58 miles per hour. starting to build south of white marsh. you will start to see some brake lights. east on 70, no problems to report. this is 83 at the
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
here but they can hire them in china they will be able to do so and it is tied into this high school immigration discussion. >> i got to add that technology has created more advanced ought mated factories and that has resulted in fewer jobs necessary to build products. there is no question about that and that is a negative in terms of job creation. but it's also positive in that we have seen a little bit of a trend, and we saw apple this week announce they were going to make one of their products in the united states. it was related to the economics underliing this. if you need fewer people to make the stuff, then the cost difficult rerble to make it here versus there i did minute shs then the argument is we can make it. number two there is a national advisory counsel and one of the areas of focus has been in additive manufacturing which is really an interesting area. over the next decade it has the potential to have much more personal liesed approach, more custo approaches to manufacturing that could result in more things being made here as opposed to being made other places. so it
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 1:00am EST
don't have borrowing power, they do not have debt. that we cannot borrow money from china. let's do away with it. everybody buckle down for a decade and let's get this thing came down. host: let's go to our next caller in massachusetts. the democrats line. caller: looking at the fiscal cliff, we go back to 2001 with the lowering of the tax rates, meant to create jobs. but in the past 10 or 11 years, we have not had any job creation whatsoever. we keep going back and hearing over and over again that it's going to cost jobs. we do not have jobs to begin with. businesses are out to make money. if consumers do not have money to spend, then you can lower their taxes to 0%. they still cannot spend because they do not have any income. guest: i think that is a great point. it brings up one thing we have not mentioned yet. the payroll tax cut is about to expire. if that expires, every paycheck in the country is going to go down about $1,000 on january 1st. that would hurt consumption. it would hurt the customers of businesses. the president has proposed to extend that. i think that is reasonable.
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 7:30am EST
them to china. it was quite an experience. senator stevens, of course another world war ii veteran, had flown the first cargo plane into what was then the king in 1944 and of course senator inouye was well regarded in china for that service. so the group of senators, there must have been a dozen of us from both parties, got more time with mr. hu and mr. wu the one and two leaders of china than almost the present of the united states would have. we recorded almost every -- because of the presence of senator inouye and senator stevens. they were like brothers. they called one another brothers. they acted that way in private and they served that way in the senate as chairman and vice chairman and chairman and vice chairman of the defense appropriations subcommittee. day, over a number of decades, single-handedly changed our american defense posture and they did it with skill and patriotism and knowledge of our structure that very few could have. several senators have mentioned how bipartisan dan inouye was. he was of the old-school. not a bad school for today in my point of view. he treate
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
. their three adult sons and 6-year-old daughter recently adopted from china share their amazement. >> i think we will have a pretty good christmas and we are probably going to go on a vacation or two. >> the little girl said she wanted a pony. i am sure she will get it. the other was sold at a convenience store and the security video in maryland shows a man stunned and then celebrating, claiming he >>> this morning people in the bay area are joining others in commemorating world aids day. the first recorded case of aids was 31 years ago. more than 800 people are expected to hold a ceremony at groves meadow in golden gate park that focuses on the impact aids continues to have in the bay area and the world. they will remember those who died from aids and recognize progress made for ending the disease. nancy pelosi, a long time advocate of aids programs will receive the local unsung hero award. the ceremony starts at 11:00 and lasts to 1:30 this afternoon. it will be held at the national aids memorial grove inside golden gate park. we want to take more look at the forecast with antho
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 10:30pm EST
to fight along the lines of the regime. as well as china with the issue of human rights. as long as the international community does not address the interests of the importance stakeholders, that is not really going to help. what is your take on that? >> i think they have very short form policy. i have been in moscow and we met with the russian minister of foreign affairs. syria and russia have a relationship. we need to keep such a relationship, but with such short policies by defending the assad regime, you of making such a relationship very difficult. i think the syrians see russia the same as they see the assad regime. when you see your brother and sister being killed every day -- i have been in syria and i have lots of examples. when the syrian people solve all of this happen for them, of course, they will change their position on russia. i think for russia to keep their ambassador, it is difficult to keep him in damascus. any government in the future, they will put their relationship with russia and iran as a priority. there are many voices within the opposition, and the syria
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
countries like china. our workers have become even more productive. our energy costs are starting to go down here in the united states. and we still have the largest market. so when you factor in everything, it makes sense to invest here, in america. and that's one of the reasons why american manufacturing is growing at the fastest pace since the 1990s. and thanks in part to that boost in manufacturing, four years after the worst economic crisis of our lifetimes, our economy is growing again. our businesses have created more than 5.5 million new jobs over the past 33 months. so we're making progress. [applause] we're moving in the right direction. we're going forward. so what we need to do is simple. we need to keep going. we need to keep going forward. we should do everything we can to keep creating good middle- class jobs that help folks rebuild security for their families. [applause] and we should do everything we can to encourage companies like daimler to keep investing in american workers. and by the way, what we shouldn't do -- i just got to say this -- what we shouldn't be doi
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 6:00am EST
are competing with these countries. we think it is all about competing with china, but we are competing with other advanced economies. we need to make sure we have some understanding that we are functioning in a global marketplace for manufacturing and marketing. there is work to be done to make sure the tax policy looks to the future and how we grow entrepreneurs. kasich investment in research is also -- basic investment in research is not to be taken lightly. it is medical research. it is research on new energy sources. entrepreneurs come out of these kinds of things where we seem basic research funded by the government that we take for granted. if you keep cutting that, even research and development tax credits -- they benefit companies such as doing it anyway. if we want to do it seriously, we have to say this is something you can count on. >> let me come back to the entitlement issue. the democratic side of the debate. 1969, the federal government keeps track of the total of spending that goes to investment in research and development, infrastructure, education training.
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> hey there. marvin nicholson white house tractor coming live from the back of a van in china. we are just coming back from the great wall of china where the president got a tour. he really had a good time. i've got to tell you great is an understatement. that thing is amazing. it goes on forever. i've never been to asia before so this trip has been incredible. not a lot of free time to get out however a couple of nice breccia and i made it out to sample cheeseburgers. the next time you're in tokyo ordered a cheeseburger. you'll be pleasantly surprised. yesterday at a few minutes in the afternoon and i got this haircut. he did not speak english and i don't speak mandarin but take a look at that thing. incredible. a little shop next door, i bought a little something in case they haircut did not turn out to good. checks this thing out. it's a panda have. it doesn't get better than that. thanks for checking out whitehouse.gov. i we'll see you next time. >> got it can't say exactly when communications director -- but it was some point between the haircut in the panda. i was told not o
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 2:00pm EST
, the numbers are stunning. you look at the fact that i think china is now roughly 44% of their graduates are in those fields. europe is at 24%. america is at 16% of our graduates. i say this respectfully, knowing we are on c-span, but when the europeans are outdistancing us by 50% in an area as important talent inng human challeng these key fields that will drive innovation, you know we are in trouble. i will correct one comment, the democratic side and marco rubio and jerry moran, we have put forward legislation long before the election that says let's look at this, the competition issue and put forward an approach that many of us, including those of us in the business world, have been talking about for decades. let's recognize that while we know that we do need to prime the pump with science, engineering, math graduates, native-born americans, partly in the numbers with middle school with girls and children of color and the enormous challenges short and long term, we also have to still continue to attract talent from the world. one of the ways that we can and will is if we ch
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 7:30am EST
to improve relations with china and japan. with 100 inf missiles directed at them how has he going to do that? it was not in their interests to have 100 missiles out of europe and it was really in their interests. we now have access and have for some years to records of politburo discussions and let me go back to a couple words about president reagan. before he first met gorbachev, he rode out on the yellow pad several pages without prompting from anybody what he wanted to achieve at geneva in his first meeting. mcfarland handed this to me as we regretting it off of the plane to go to geneva saying this is what the president had on his mind. if he is wrong we will straighten him out. it was a very perceptive paper and among other things he pointed out that the biggest problems, one of these was lack of trust. that he had to find a way to begin to create trust. we are not going to solve anything else. he also added, if i don't achieve anything else, i must convince gorbachev that we don't want an arms race. if he wants one he is going to lose it. and number 3, whatever we achieve we
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
east to china and western europe or europe comprise an east/west axis, the corridor through which oil, gas but also industrial goods, ideas and information can flow. um, the russian situation is not dissimilar. the russian situation in europe with gas is similar to iranian or saudi situation with oil. it's all about market share. >> right. >> so if you have azerbaijanny gas, turkmen gas competing with european gas or russian gas, for that matter lng from algeria, it may drive the market share down, it may drive the prices down, and europe is really at a, at a crossroads because they need to decide whether to go with natural gas or continue with coal and continue with nuclear. so gas plays a strategic energy role in europe right now. and you asked about what can we do. >> that's the most important crux of all of -- >> trillion dollar question. we did not coordinate enough with western europe, and western europe by itself especially now with the economic crisis is not really focused enough on insuring that east/west plans will go through. i think they lost to the russians on fobuko,
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Dec 14, 2012 2:00pm EST
. nation states like china and russia and others are stealing intellectual property at a rate that will be crippling for the next generation. i mean crippling. there is one company in the country that can contribute to intellectual property theft 20,000 manufacturing jobs. it happens every day. there are two companies left -- those that have been hacked and are trying to do something about it and those who do not know. that is all that is left. you see a nation state investing billions of their capital in their military and intelligence services to still commercial property and real purpose it. we have never seen anything like it. it is happening every day. we have the last part of that. itis the nation's they using to attack and denial of service for prepping the battlefield. military nation states have incorporated into military planning prepping the battlefield for several attacks. the russians went into georgia. they prepped the battlefield. they used to send in the bombers and artillery in the troops. now you start with cyber attacks, denial of service. the gas stations will not wo
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Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
multitude on the planet but no self-government in russia, and china and india and africa, most of europe. you look back through the previous millennia and you have democracy and self-government existing in very few tiny city states, athens because they can't defend themselves militarily and even when it did exist people would speak the same language and worship the same god, the same climate and culture, a very small little area. that is all of world history. and you look today, democracy is half the planet. if you asked me what changed, what was the hinge of all of that i think i would say the word we the people. 225 years ago the hinge of world history because all of the conclusions at the time it was way better and more perfect and for the first time ever in the history of the planet, an entire continent got to vote on how they and their posterity would be, and there were lots of exclusions from our perspective that we wouldn't exist as a democratic country in the democratic world but for that. i would say it's the hinge of all modern history. before democracy almost nowhere an
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Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
holly page. i met him 18 years ago in china. a great guy then to migrate dynel. if it hadn't been for him we would not be here tonight. so jackie, wherever she is. no, there. without heard the invitation list would have been a mess. i have known allen and simpson for just over 50 years. i grew up in wyoming. i heard all the stories and i was a kid and then i tried to do them myself. he helped me out of that. i worked 18 years. press secretary in the chief of staff, responsible for all mistakes. [laughter] when he went to retire and went harvard, i went to the smithsonian and those in charge of government. my wonderful wife, rebecca, who was right here, i'm telling you, i could not have been without her. she researched and put up the media before:00 in the morning and is amazing. so we were tired, when overseas and did a bunch of work for charities and children and blind people on the purse and came back and ended up on a sailboat. one day in 2005 the phone connected to some island to our. it rained. it was al simpson. he said, these guys want to write the story of my life. they do
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
in london riding their high-speed rail. you can move across china throughout their many provinces on high-speed rail. we do not have it. we aren't even close to it in the great united states of america. and if it's going to happen in america, it has to happen with the leadership of you, the leadership of this committee. thank you for listening to me. thank you for all the work that you do for transportation across our great country, and i am welcome to any questions. >> well, thank you. i don't think we'll question you, but i will ask fan mouse consent -- unanimous consent that ms. maloney be granted the court is si to be seated on our panel. you'll have the opportunity to participate if you like. without objection, so ordered. thank you so much for your -- >> thank you, mr. chairman. >> i'll just say two things. one, you asked about the caucus, unfortunately -- i don't make many pledges, didn't even b pledge to term limits, but that's another story. but i did make a pledge when i first ran not to join caucuses, and i actually spent part of my -- >> working group then. >> -- early pa
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Dec 5, 2012 7:30am EST
in china, above all the eurozone now in recession. people know that there are no quick fixes to these problems, but they want to know that we are making progress, and the message from today's autumn statement is that we are making progress. it is a hard road, but we're getting there, and britain is on the right track. >> will the chancellor resume his seat. now, look, let's be clear about this. the house knows well enough by now that i will afford a very full opportunity for questioning of the chancellor. but the more interruption, the greater the noise, the longer the session will take, and that cannot be right. so i appeal to members, please, to give the chancellor a courteous hearing as, indeed, if it becomes necessary i will appeal to government back benches to afford a fair hearing to the shadow chancellor. that's how it should be. the chancellor. >> mr. speaker, britain is on the right track, and turning back now would be a disaster. we have much more to do. the deficit has fallen by a quarter in just two years, and today's figures show it is forecast to continue to fall.
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Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
russia and china, which vetoed three times, and double the toe -- double veto, any actions against the assange regime. -- assad regime. should the international community's do actions beyond our outside the security council? it is not allowed for more casualties to be killed. syria, as a nation and the country, is threatened. they side effect of that, as we see right now -- more radicalization, from the country. we see increasing anti-western sentiment in syrian society. that is maybe more to hottest from other countries enough to join the syrian -- more jihadists to join the syrian regime. that is different from maybe the assad regime. he called all the freedom fighters as a terrorist or jihadists or al qaeda, like that. the situation or the change of dynamics of the revolution reflected on the dynamics of the free syrian army. there is no central command. there are different groups in different cities and different areas. since those areas are not geographically connected, it is very difficult, for security reasons, to bring up a central command that can think and strategizing ab
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Dec 28, 2012 2:00pm EST
. we don't want to -- we're having problems already. we're talking about how china is taking over. what we need to make some decisions that is going to help the america people, corporate america, middle-class america, those individuals that are not in the capacity whatever so ever, i expect our elected officials to getting together, work this thing out, do the right thing, quit the fighting and come up with a solution even if they have to go back after the fact and just get things the way they are supposed to be. >> some of the expectations there from willard. we're going to go on to cal on the republicans line in tennessee. what do you think of the fiscal cliff and where the negotiations are so far? >> i think they ought to go over the fiscal cliff. we have people like that that are on the government bill too long. they are sucking the tit of the federal government. i think everyone should pay their fair share. we have almost a $17 billion national debt. not only, the rich but everyone should pay their fair share. we also need some spending cuts too. $3 for every $1. if you don't
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Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
, china, so once all tend to view it as a proliferation problem. it tends to be about that issue very narrowly focused. so to kind of move the conversation, you have to figure a different architecture to address that. but the five plus one processors such as designed to do with the proliferation issue in the conversation is that it has to do with arantxa violations of the npt that a security council resolution suggests iran activity so forth and so on. there's two countries however that suggests the issue that this is not a proliferation issue that has to do with the character for the regime but those are for israel. the second one is iran who similarly suggested that this is nice control issue from the perspective of the west, but there really is an arms control is a multilateral icing regime. there were two that is in this particular who are not accepting the argument. the argument about nuclear infractions. so having said that, if you look at it historically, the united states has managed to negotiate successfully arms control treaties with countries of citizens. they tend to be hi
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
-government in russia, and china and india and africa, most of europe. you look back through the previous millennia and you have democracy and self-government existing in very few tiny city states, athens because they can't defend themselves militarily and even when it did exist people would speak the same language and worship the same god, the same climate and culture, a very small little area. that is all of world history. and you look today, democracy is half the planet. if you asked me what changed, what was the hinge of all of that i think i would say the word we the people. 225 years ago the hinge of world history because all of the conclusions at the time it was way better and more perfect and for the first time ever in the history of the planet, an entire continent got to vote on how they and their posterity would be, and there were lots of exclusions from our perspective that we wouldn't exist as a democratic country in the democratic world but for that. i would say it's the hinge of all modern history. before democracy almost nowhere and in the project is begun. it's not perfect
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Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm EST
% of its economy and infrastructure compared with 5% in europe 9% in china. we are two of 21st century economy and live in the real world of this 2.4% is not sustainable and unsuccessful. we must excel the replacement of natural gas pipelines to releasing the leaking gas filled hundreds of players including blazes that destroyed hundreds of homes. as you mention so eloquently, senator, we messed up ignoring climate change. a server, commerce committee committee and the science is clear to cutting carbon emissions over the long-term is key to reducing the risk from extreme weather. i thank you for the opportunity to testify and look forward to working together to help fellow americans healed and ensure we are all better prepared for similar service in the future. >> thank you, representatives. >> thank you, madam chairman. appreciate the invitation to speak for the committee today. i proudly represent the staten island brooklyn. staten island is one of the hardest hit areas of all of new york city. i was on the ground for the moment the storm started in the amount of devastation
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Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
union and nazi germany. communist china killed a former -- far more of those two tyrannies combined, with no christian heritage to speak of. there are serious scholars that makes serious arguments that there is something and the hirst temperament -- luther's temperament that was germanic. he was no democrat. the more, the merrier. religious factions or alternative sources of social authority. what you want is a society in which the state does not monopolized social authority. >> you talked extensively about religion in the united states contributing to [inaudible] there is one particular force that think they can inflict their views on this country. they insist said it was the intention of the founding fathers to create a christian equivalent of iran, which i do not think is the case. just because you are religious, it does not make you write all the time. >> did in line with everybody else. -- gets in line with everybody else. with respect, i disagree with what you just said. the religious right, which i obviously am not a member, rose after the religious left in the form of the re
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Dec 31, 2012 10:00am EST
states like china and russia and now iran who seek to do us harm by using the internet. we will again aggressively pursue next year, with the help of my ranking member, actions needed, i believe, to protect the united states against what is the largest threat we face that we are not prepared to handle and that is the growing threat of cyberattack and cyberespionage. countering the profe live ration of weapons of mass destruction -- proliferation of weapons of mass destruction is an important part of our national security and we made sure that weapons and tests, research and development of new technology to maintain our intelligence agencies' technologically edge, and like the house-passed bill, this bill operates efficiencies in a number of areas, including information technology. satellite data and the procurement and operation of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. the bill holds personnel levels, one of the first and largest biggest cost drivers, generally at last year's levels. even so the bill adds a limited number of new personnel positions with select highe
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Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
government, most of it to japan and china were funds with in those countries. it's something like $3 trillion the government does in the national security trust fund and those have to be paid back in the general revenues. much of this deficit and debt was accumulated during the period of prosperity. relief from the 60's. we've only had to balance the budget since 1969. bill clinton had won in 1990 and lyndon johnson had one in 1969. i believe johnson was able to achieve ten because of the basic fiscal year. [laughter] typical of johnson in the fiscal year to october 1st or september 30 of which then enabled him to balance the budget, so clinton who did it legitimately i think. but in other words, the idea is we would run up the deficit when you have islam, large deficits when you have a slump, it would run at medium-size deficits in the times of prosperity. the u.s. government spending $3.6 trillion this year one-third of it is borrowed. since 2001 federal spending has gone up roughly twice the rate of economic growth. interest payments are temporarily manageable. somewhere around $2
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Dec 13, 2012 2:00am EST
list of such changes is long but it starts in asia with the rise of china and india as economic, political and military powers. the obama administration has conspicuously announced a pivot to asia. at the center of this pivot is china, which exists as both an adversary to certain u.s. interests and a fellow traveler sharing mutual goals and vulnerabilities on others. the ongoing challenge will be for the united states to disce discern, sometimes issue by issue, whether china is an adversary or a partner. and this calibration will impact america's relations with the rest of asia and may ultimately determine prospects for war or peace in this world. while visiting indonesia, thailand and the philippines in october, i was reminded of the economic vitality of southeast asia and the fact that the ten countries comprising asean represent now the fourth largest export market of the united states. these countries are center stage to the circumstances with china. we must stand firm with our friends throughout asia and actively pursuit prospects for free trade and open sea lanes and other
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